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Synonyms of friendly in English:


  • 1 she is a naturally friendly child
    affectionate, affable, amiable, genial, congenial, cordial, warm, demonstrative, convivial, companionable, company-loving, sociable, gregarious, outgoing, clubbable, comradely, neighbourly, hospitable, approachable, easy to get along with, accessible, communicative, open, unreserved, easy-going, good-natured, kindly, benign, amenable, agreeable, obliging, sympathetic, well disposed, benevolent;
    Scottish  couthy
    informal chummy, pally, clubby
    British informal matey, decent
    North American informal buddy-buddy
    [Antonyms] unfriendly
  • 2 she drew him into friendly conversation
    amicable, congenial, cordial, pleasant, good-natured, easy, casual, informal, unceremonious, comradely, confidential, close, intimate, familiar;
    [Antonyms] hostile
  • 3 a friendly wind swept the boat to the shore
    favourable, advantageous, beneficial, benevolent, helpful, well disposed, good;
    lucky, providential
    [Antonyms] unfavourable
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